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Chinese President speaks to special meeting of Parliament

Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke to Mongolian MPs during the Honor Meeting of the Parliament held on Friday at the invitation of Speaker of the Parliament Z.Enkhbold. The Honor Meeting took place in the presence of Mongolian President Ts.Elbegdorj and Prime Minister N.Altankhuyag. MPs and distinguished guests welcomed Chinese President Xi Jinping with a standing [...]

August 27th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

China and Mongolia’s cooperation focused on bilateral benefits

The two-day visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping started with official bilateral negotiations between both state heads. Mongolia was expecting important results from their individual and official agreements. Both governments were expected to ink over 10 agreements, but the sides signed 24 agreements. The Mongolian President emphasized that the most important results expected from the [...]

August 27th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Twitter users outraged at blocked access to porn sites

A new wave of outrage hit Mongolia’s Twitter communities as the Communications Regulatory Commission blocked access to Mongolian pornographic websites last week. Mongolia’s Twitter users have expressed outrage at the recent conviction of Ts.Bat on defamation charges for speaking out against Roads and Transport Minister A.Gansukh on Twitter, using the hashtag “#FreeBat”, which was accompanied [...]

August 27th, 2014 | Posted in Community,Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

Summary of President Xi Jinping’s state visit to Mongolia

Chinese President Xi Jinping, his wife Peng Liyuan, and other official Chinese representatives paid a two-day state visit to Mongolia from August 21 to 22, at the invitation of Mongolian President Ts.Elbegdorj. President Ts.Elbegdorj welcomed the Chinese representatives: “I extend to Your Excellencies President Xi Jinping and Mrs. Peng Liyuang, and distinguished guests, my sincere [...]

August 27th, 2014 | Posted in breaking news,Politics,Онцлох мэдээлэл,Топ мэдээ | Read More »

Administration litigation wastes the public budget

Occasionally, we wonder if laws and regulations were approved to be violated. Especially when gentlemen working in state management positions violate laws so well and the cost of their violations are covered by the state budget. Just recently, a person who was discussing judicial reform emphasized that most judicial reviews of administrative affairs are suits [...]

August 24th, 2014 | Posted in Community,Opinion | Read More »

Are we more #disconnected than #connected?

On a Friday afternoon in October 2011, Sharon Seline exchanged texts with her daughter, who was in college. They “chatted” about how things were going, and her daughter replied with positive remarks followed by emoticons, smiles, and hearts. Later that night, her daughter tried to kill herself. In the following days, it became evident that [...]

August 24th, 2014 | Posted in Community,Opinion | Read More »

S.Enkh-Amgalan: It would be tragic to buy Mongolian paintings from foreigners in the future.

The studio of painter S.Enkh-Amgalan is different from other painter’s studios.  It  has a sofa, stove, bed, LCD television, a big collection of albums, and amplifiers of different sizes. “A studio is the palace of a painter. We spend special moments of our lives in the studio,” commented S.Enkh-Amgalan. Unuudur interviewed the artist, who recently [...]

August 24th, 2014 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

Hakuho M.Davaajargal donates 30 million MNT to baseball players

  Mongolian grand champion of Japanese professional sumo wrestling Hakuho M.Davaajargal donated 30 million MNT for the transportation cost of the Mongolian baseball team. The team is set to take part in the 2014 Asian Games, which will be held in Incheon, South Korea from September 19 to October 4. The head of the Hakuho [...]

August 24th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,Sport & Leisure | Read More »

U.Bilguun: Knowing that few Mongolians studied in top American universities gave me a lot of encouragement

The following is an interesting interview with a Mongolian Harvard University student, Bilguun Ulammandakh, who’s majoring in politics and economics. U.Bilguun has many readers on his blog. When his “Advice for Learning English Language” was published on iKon.mn, over 10,000 people shared it on social media and some 60,000 people read his blog. He is [...]

August 24th, 2014 | Posted in Prime Interview | Read More »

Sage advice for allergy season

With the change in seasons, people across the country suffer from plant allergies. We spoke with Dr. S.Yanjmaa, a dermatologist and allergy specialist with the National Dermatology Center about allergens and treating symptoms. Plant allergies get worse at this time of year.  Can you tell us why? Allergic diseases are called development diseases, because allergies [...]

August 24th, 2014 | Posted in Community | Read More »

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